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, laura linney. she's in the new movie in "hyde park on the hudson." daisy was apparently f.d.r.'s confidante at a time when confidante meant "guy i have sex with." (laughter) we begin tonight in michigan where ten months ago michigan's governor rick snyder -- (laughter). that's dee snyder. duke snyder. that's roy scheider. (laughter). (cheers and applause) that's just a picture of me looking aknowed with this bit. there we go. rick snyder. anyway, this (bleep) guy. michigan governor rick snyder went before congress ten months ago to say he was not particularly interested at this time in making the bedrock union state of michigan a right to work state. >> right to work is an issue that is a very divisive issue. people feel very strongly about it. we have many problems in michigan that are much more pressing that i want to find common ground issues we can work together on before we get into divisive issues. >> jon: (whispering) going to bring people together. (laughter) he was going to focus on common ground things people from michigan want and need. more robocoppers on the s
to the program laura linney. (cheers and applause) nice to see you. thank you for coming back. >> thank you for inviting me. >> please, you know, i love these historical films often times they are fantasy and fiction. this is based on this woman's diary. >> part of it, yes. absolutely. absolutely. the movie takes place over one weekend and there is a sort of a poetic license given with time and dates and things like that. however the woman who i play is someone who i had never heard of before, most people don't know that she even existed. and it was daisy suckley and she was f.d.r.'s cousin and very, very close confidante. >> jon: yes. >> yes! yes! >> jon: and in the day confidante, obviously -- >> (laughs) well, what happened was this woman lived to be 100 years old and she always sort of -- she was a real wall flower. no one took her seriously. she always feigned ignorance to anything about the president. that she was just a cousin and helped keep him company and then when she died at 100 under her bed was a little -l -l suitcase filled with letters. filled. letters and diaries that their
moving your mother, laura, back to new york from l.a. >> uh. >> stress. stress can be a factor. >> it can be. it can be. >> did you watch this carefully? >> yeah, you know, i do a lot to try to ameliorate the stress. >> uh. >> yoga, meditation, walks in central park. >> uh-huh. >> we get away to beautiful places like san francisco as often as we can. >> uh-huh. >> and we have a house in italy when we -- that we go to. >> we'll get to that in a second. >> okay. >> first of all, michael, this is -- . >> yes. >> this is your first novel. i didn't finish it and i'm like -- there is a lot of stuff in here i'm thinking oh, oh, he wrote that about them. that is true, sounds like them d. you ed it yourself a bit -- edit it yourself as to what went? or do you have to live with it? >> i wrote the book, a mantr awhile writing the book was no one will ever read this. [ laughter ] that kind of frees you up. >> uh-huh. >> and it's, you know, a lot of the stuff in the book is fiction. it's fiction. >> uh-huh. >> it's not about mike and jill, it's about her being annie and there are a lot of similarities
.com. in oakland, abc 7 news. >> laura, thank you very much. in the south bay looks like owner of a luxury car lot made off with 20 high end vehicles. we first brought you this story last night. owners converging on sunnyvale motor cars looking for answers tonight. the lot has been nearly empty and the owner condition be found. car owners signed over their titles or pink slips when left the cars at the lot. authorities say that was a big mistake. giving the lot ownership of the cars. >> i they can report it stolen. >> your car? >> yes. >> a lot of them have double loans and they lost over $20,000 and $30,000. >> a mechanic says many cars were towed off the lot last friday, apparently to be sold at auction. the owner is being -- authorities are looking for the owner. a process server says she left town last month. >> there is good news for golfers in san francisco tonight. a lawsuit aimed at closing sharp park golf course has been dismissed. a court judge found the city did not violate the endangered species act allowing golf in the park. the judge relied on an opinion from u.s. fish and wildlife s
being floated is laura d. tyson, former economic adviser to president clinton. and billionaire warren buffett recently called for jpmorgan's ce oo jamie dimon to take the post. in an interview earlier this week, dimon shot down that speculation. >> i'm not suited. i don't believe i'm suited to it. i don't believe a ceo from wall street can be confirmed. .it's not what i want to do. i love my company. we do a lot avenue great stuff. i think it's perfectly suited to that. jamie did run through support behind front-runner jack lew and here is what he had to do. >> i think the world of jack rew. it's the one job and it's the lineup. it's not just the one job. so -- but jack lew is a very qualified, capable individual who has been in the private sector, too. >> or will it be tony fratto? tony, we wonder who is on the short list in your point of view. >> i've worked for three of them and been around tim geithner a lot and watched the work he's done. look, i think jam jack lew, really is the front-runner for this. i think the white house is very comfortable with him. i think they like the ro
the potential tax hikes? joining us on the phone is laura porter, managing director at the public finance department, sector head for the state ratings group which focuses on state credits across the country. and focuses on a report, laura, looking granularly at this. good morning. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> in general, you argue that a lot of ratings on the state front will remain unchanged no matter what. why is that? >> we feel states are fundamentally very strong credits, have strong control over their revenues and spending and the vast majority have shown the ability and willingness to adjust. so we think that the biggest and immediate threat is the fiscal cliff and what that can mean for state revenues, which quickly react to changing economy. >> you make the point -- surprise to no one, you have an unusually high degree of uncertainty in this outlook and that's because -- walk us through a scenario. we go over the cliff, and we begin seeing materially lower revenues almost immediately. >> yeah, you have personal income and sales taxes. and that shows that -- when you
laura bush, uniquely used barney as a tool to open up the white house, in my opinion, to more people than ever before and the world because every could go into the white house and see the barney cam and enjoy the white house firsthand up close and personal. >> alisyn: the barney cam was funny. i remember some white house correspondent dinners they made light of that. >> absolutely. >> alisyn: you say the roles of the pets is not just companionship, but serves to humanize the presidents. how do they do that? >> i think it gives them a great way to relate to the president. and many of us have pets and when you see the wonderful images with them with their pets and hear the stories, it give gives us a way to relate to them. president ford had a liberty, pregnant with puppies. and woke up president ford in the middle of the night and got up at 3 a.m. and took liberty on the south lawn to do her business and when they finished to go back in the white house, he was locked out of the white house with the dog. so liberty and president ford start making their way upstairs, thinking i'll go up
, when you look at the quota situation or if you look at the recommendations of the laura davies commission report in the uk, what we've seen in australia, all those initiatives are showing that when there is real cob veteraned and intent n intentional action on the part of leaders, we're seeing movement in terms of the number of women on board. so, again, it speaks to the fact that there isn't a supply problem. this is an opportunity really for leaders to look deeply into the pool of qualified women. if you look globally, including the fortune 500 in the u.s., the fp 500 in canada, israel, australia, the uk, there are 2,000 women in the executive officer ranks who are available to serve on corporate boards. again, these initiatives point to the importance of intentional action. >> okay. catalyst survey again there. deborah gillis, coo is joins us with the findings. i hope you've put my name forward, by the way. >> i put your name forward for everything. >> ready and willing to serve? >> there's nothing i don't put your name forward for. still to come on the show, adequately pre
and her mother, laura, have completed a variety of classes. >> you can sit on your couch in your pjs and learn about any topic that interests you. >> reporter: do you have a sense of what grade you would give yourself? >> probably an a minus. i'm a little rusty. i don't know about you. >> i would give myself an a plus. >> reporter: back at the university of pennsylvania, poetry professor says opening his class has changed his whole feeling about teaching. >> i like it because i get to teach people all over the world. they're self selective. because they're not getting credit at the moment and it's free, they come because they're interested in my topic, which is modern poetry. >> reporter: normally you would teach how many? >> 38. >> reporter: 38 people? >> not 38,000 but 38 people. >> reporter: now you're teaching? >> 34,000 plus. >> pretty nice for a teacher. this seminar is now seen around the the world. >> it's really like reality tv. the reason why students keep coming back week after week, despite their busy lives, to this noncredit course is they want to know what happens next.
the money -- people make a lot more money in certain areas than in other areas. >> i got laura an iphone for christmas this weekend. >> a 5? >> a 5. >> i hope she's not watching. >> no, she probably isn't. maybe she is. one of the first apps she downloads is called the amazon price checker. do you know what this is? you take your phone up to a bar tag in any store. and then they'll match it right there. it's a price match thing. >> so a price match. >> but how -- that really changes retail, right? >> and the internet has been a huge, you know, it's been a marketplace enhancer for everybody. it's driven all prices lower. and i think that will help keep down inflation. >> there's so much online sales that we don't know it, tracking our behavior, if you're sent from a certain site, that site gets a payment for sending you there. it's kind of amazing. >> you know, andrew, i was -- do you remember last week when i said i would consider buying a blackberry 10 or whatever it was because i said i -- because i like the keyboard. >> theater. >> the guy was in waterloo. i made one joke about i
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